William Hooker with Eyvind Kang & Bill Horist
The Seasons Fire
Important Records Imprec-133
"This all-star trio features William Hooker on drums, Eyvind Kang on violin and guitar and Bill Horist on guitar. Sync'd up like they've been playing together for eternity these recordings represent a dramatic paradigm shift in the art of improvisation. These three thoroughly modern artists scan jazz, new music and noise - stretching it all out and putting it back together within the expansive boundaries of these tremendously compelling high energy recordings. William Hooker has performed as a leader of many ensembles of improvised and new music. Accompanying musicians have included: Billy Bang, Thurston Moore, David Murray, David S. Ware, William Parker, Melvin Gibbs, Donald Miller, DJ Olive, Elliot Sharpe, Malachi Thompson, Zeena Parkins, Lee Ranaldo, DJ Spooky, Rob Brown, Roy Campbell, Mark Hennen, Steven Bernstein, Roy Nathanson, Jason Hwang, Glenn Spearman, Joseph Celli, Ellen Christi and many more Eyvind Kang's introduction seems to have come when he was still a student at Cornish College. At this time he traveled to NYC to perform and tour with John Zorn's Cobra game piece. Kang has since recorded and toured with John Zorn, Mr. Bungle, Secret Chiefs, Bill Frissel, Sun City Girls, Arto Lindsay, Wayne Horvitz & many more.Bill Horist has played or recorded with members of Larsen, Earth and The Boredoms as well as Bill Frisell,Wayne Horvitz, KK Null, Matt Chamberlain, Trey Gunn, Chris Cutler, Kawabata Makoto, Trey Spruance, Eugene Chadbourne, TatsuyaYoshida, Shazaad Ismaily, Climax Golden Twins, Haco, Illusion of Safety, Saadet Tuerkoez, Planktonman, Jack Wright, Steve Fisk, Anla Courtis (Reynols) and many more." - IR.